Chimney Rock National Monument near Scotts Bluff, Nebraska

Chimney Rock National Historic Site near Scotts Bluff, NE, was a famous landmark on the Oregon Trail. Come with me to explore the area and see the well-done visitor center.

Auer Dult, Munich’s Thrice-Yearly Household Goods Market at Mariahilfplatz

Three times a year, Munich has a large, outdoor household goods market at Mariahilfplatz. There you can find everything from new pottery to used, flea-market fare, including books, postcards and clothing.

The Pony Express Lives! Annual Re-Ride, Part 2

I witnessed the annual re-ride of the original Pony Express in Scotts Bluff, Nebraska. Each year volunteer riders carry mail over the original route. You can even order a letter to be carried by them!

The Pony Express Lives! Annual Re-Ride, Part 1

Last summer I drove to Scotts Bluff, Nebraska, to witness the annual re-ride of the Pony Express. This is part one of my account of the wonderful labor of love done by the volunteer National Pony Express Association.